THOMSON, Ga. - M rs. Ruth H. Watson, 77, widow of Mr. William C. Watson, of Augusta Hwy., died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, in the St. Joseph Hospital. Graveside services will be at 11a.m., Saturday, June 29, in Westview Cemetery, with Rev. Robert Gillespie, officiating. Mrs. Watson was born in New London, Conn., but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a retired school teacher and a member of Thomson First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons, Jimmy Watson and Craig Watson. She is survived by her son, Paul T. Watson, Thomson; a brother, Col. R.E. Hawes Jr., Athens; two grandchildren, Christina Ruth Watson and Sara Louise Watson. Donations may be made to the Gideons International. Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9p.m., Friday night at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle June 28, 2002